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Investors lose land in industrial parks

Limited access to water, electricity and roads remains a big headache in these areas Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has withdrawn land allocated to 164 firms in the industrial and business parks over the last five years due to non-compliance to the set terms. The Authority’s …

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President Museveni extends term of Land Probe team

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | President Museveni on Thursday renewed the Land Probe Commission’s term of Inquiry into Land Matters for another six months. President Museveni also appointed Dr. Douglas Singiza as the Commission’s new Secretary replacing Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya who was recently appointed a Judge of the …

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Uganda land fund is empty- Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has questioned government failure to operationalize the land fund 20-years since it was planned. The fund is a multi-purpose resource envelope envisaged to serve targeted beneficiaries, including tenants seeking to buy or own land, a government seeking to …

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Judge steps down from hearing Minister Muhwezi eviction land case

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The High Court Deputy Registrar in charge of the Execution Division, Deo Nzeyimana has declined to hear the application filed by Information Minister Maj.Gen.Jim Muhwezi, seeking to block his eviction from land at Kyamula -Salaama in Makindye division, citing Conflict of Interest. Nzeyimana told the …

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Minister Amongi grilled, told to resign over corruption allegations

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Lands, Housing and Urban Development minister Betty Amongi is facing calls to resign over allegations that she was involved in grabbing land belonging to departed Asians following a string of allegations. Amongi Tuesday finally offered herself before the commission of inquiry into land matters …

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Land commision summons minister Betty Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters has summoned Lands, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Betty Amongi over allegations that she is involved in the mismanagement of the Land Fund. The summons signed by the Commission’s Acting Secretary, Dr. Douglas Singiza requires Amongi to appear …

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Abolition of district land boards a bad move – Lawyers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A recommendation for the abolition of District Land Boards is a bad move, Sylvia Namukasa Mubiru, the Executive Director of Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) has stated. Her comments are in reference to the recent recommendations made by the land probe committee …

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Best Kemigisa defends herself over grabbing Kingdom property

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Tooro Queen Mother Best Kemigisa set conditions if her and her in-laws back in Fort portal are to sit on the round table, to resolve the rift between them over Kingdom Property. Her Royal Highness says her tormentors should come out publicly and apologizes to …

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